FAA Banning New-Design Lower-Frequency ELTs After Dec. 1

FAA is formally revoking standards used to build emergency locator transmitter (ELT) equipment that transmit via the 121.5 MHz frequency, a move largely expected since the internationally supported Cospas-Sarsat satellite system stopped processing such signals in 2009. The Cospas-Sarsat program...

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